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Kalnisky, Esther; Baratz, Lea – Intercultural Education, 2018
This study investigates the manner in which new and veteran Ethiopian immigrant students in Israel perceive their identity by investigating their attitudes towards children's books written in both Hebrew and Amharic. Two major types of identity were revealed: (1) a non-reconciled identity that seeks to minimise the visibility of one's ethnic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Bilingualism, Immigrants
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Avila, Antonieta – Theory Into Practice, 2019
If we are to engage more women and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) students to study science, it is important to understand issues of identity and engagement in science. By utilizing identity texts to stimulate the development of scientific identities, practitioners can better understand the process of how young Latinas present and…
Descriptors: Scientists, Learner Engagement, Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students
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Brue, Krystal L.; Brue, Shawn A. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2018
This article analyzes women's only leadership development training to determine how leadership roles are conceptualized and implemented, how women independently and collectively construct new leadership role identities, and how leadership identities are retained post training. Themes of nested validation, accepting the belonging narrative,…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Leadership Training, Females, Self Concept
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Wee, Alysia – Journal of International Students, 2019
This article explores the significance of space in international student identity formation, focusing specifically on the experiences of female Singaporean undergraduate students in the UK. By examining three spatial scales (public, institutional, and room spaces), this article employs a mixed methods approach to investigate how identity is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Females
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Szelényi, Katalin; Bresonis, Kate; Mars, Matthew M. – Review of Higher Education, 2016
This article explores the science identities of 21 women STEM Ph.D. students at three research universities in the United States. Following a narrative approach, the findings depict five salient science identities, including those of a) academic, b) entrepreneurial, c) industrial, and d) policy scientist and e) scientist as community educator. Our…
Descriptors: Females, Graduate Students, STEM Education, Research Universities
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Martinez-Vogt, Emily – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
This theoretical paper is based on a larger study focused on understanding the experiences of Latina community college students. The purpose of this paper is to expand upon the Silence to Resilience Model, which involves four phases that Latinas encounter upon or throughout their transition to community college including: (1) Racism on campus, (2)…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Females, Two Year College Students, Resilience (Psychology)
Hullender, Tamara L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This phenomenological inquiry explored the relationship between prior military service and identity development in women veteran students. Interpretive phenomenology and intersectionality served as theoretical lenses for understanding the lived experiences of participants transitioning from the military, in which they were service women, to campus…
Descriptors: Females, Veterans, Self Concept, Gender Differences
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Rodriguez, Sarah L.; Lu, Charles; Bartlett, Morgan – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2018
The purpose of this systematic literature review was to appraise and synthesize the current scholarship pertaining to engineering identity development within the higher education context and create recommendations for future scholarship within engineering education. A review of the literature concluded that research on engineering identity…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Self Concept, Disproportionate Representation, Qualitative Research
Kouzoukas, Georgia – ProQuest LLC, 2017
With a considerable focus to increase America's degree completion rates amongst our diverse population, higher education policymakers and researchers have examined the college access, persistence, and completion rates of first-generation students. However, minimal research has addressed the heterogeneous student population through a gendered or…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Females, Self Concept, Student Development
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Pattison, Scott A.; Gontan, Ivel; Ramos-Montañez, Smirla; Moreno, Lauren – Science Education, 2018
As part of ongoing efforts to support a diverse and robust engineering workforce and ensure that children and adults from all communities have the engineering and design thinking skills to succeed in a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-rich world, identity has become a growing focus of research and education efforts. To…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Engineering Education, Design, Thinking Skills
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Rossing, Hilde; Ronglan, Lars-Tore; Scott, Susie – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
This study explores the social and dynamic aspects of the concept "exercise identity". Previous research, mainly in psychology, has documented a link between exercise identity and exercise behaviour. However, the process of identity formation is not straightforward but rather something that can change with time, context and interaction…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Exercise, Student Behavior, Constructivism (Learning)
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Chronaki, Anna; Kollosche, David – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
Although many scholars in the field of mathematics education are aware that identity discourses are highly political, research in the field usually lacks a framework theoretically and methodologically to address the political dimension of identity research. Based on Laclau and Mouffe's discourse theory and the case of a female secondary school…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Secondary School Students, Self Concept, Females
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Vickers, Caroline H.; Deckert, Sharon K. – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2013
This article demonstrates how one woman's identity changed as she was empowered through her participation in a sewing cooperative community of practice. A community of practice framework allows examination of participation in ongoing negotiated interactions in which people construct expert and novice identities as they work together. Identity, as…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Communities of Practice, Expertise, Immigrants
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Bondy, Jennifer M. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2016
This article explores adolescent Latinas' citizenship identities in school from a feminist transnational perspective. Data were drawn from qualitative research studies on Latina youths' educational experiences and from a qualitative project conducted by the author. Cultural citizenship theories were used to analyze the data. The analysis revealed…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Females, Self Concept, Qualitative Research
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Rodriguez, Sarah L.; Lehman, Kathleen – Computer Science Education, 2017
This theoretical paper explores the need for enhanced, intersectional computing identity theory for the purpose of developing a diverse group of computer scientists for the future. Greater theoretical understanding of the identity formation process specifically for computing is needed in order to understand how students come to understand…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Self Concept, Professional Identity, Interdisciplinary Approach
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